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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


CPC Workshops
17/1/2018
The URTU's Union Learning project is running two CPC workshops, one in England and one in Wales.

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Ministers' plot could slash paid holidays for 7 million workers
17/12/2017
A ministerial plot to scrap the Working Time Directive in the UK reported today could deny paid holidays to millions of workers, and make long working weeks the norm

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Two-thirds of zero-hours workers want jobs with guaranteed hours
4/12/2017
Most people on zero-hours contracts are not on them by choice, new TUC polling has revealed today.

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Strike action disrupts new driving tests
30/11/2017
Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) in the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will take 48 hour strike action on Monday 4th December ending at Midnight on the 5th December.

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Principles of Warehousing and Storage
16/11/2017
Through a new learning provider partnership, URTU Learning can now offer you a free Warehousing and Storage qualification.

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URTU Learning One Day Workshop
15/11/2017
The URTU Learning Project recently hosted a successful one day workshop around the role of the Union Learning Representative (ULR).

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CPC Workshop
6/11/2017
The URTU Learning Project has commissioned a learning provider to create a unique CPC one day workshop.

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URTU Learning Conference 2018
10/10/2017
URTU Learning's next annual conference will be taking place on the 2nd March 2018 in Nottingham.

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URTU Membership Card and Diary
9/10/2017
All URTU members will be receiving their URTU membership card and 2018/19 diary during November and December.

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URTU Backs White Ribbon Campaign
4/10/2017
On average two women a week are killed by a male partner or former partner. One in four women will suffer domestic violence in their lifetimes.

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